SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - One person was injured in a North Shreveport house fire that took firefighters more than 30 minutes to get under control.
The call went out at 8:13 a.m. reporting the one story wood frame home in the 900 block of Lincoln Dr. just off of N. Market.
When firefighters arrived, they found the house engulfed in flames.
A 46-year-old man reportedly suffered first-degree burns. Fire officials say the man was pulled out of the flames by a retired state trooper.
Chief Safety Officer Scott Wolverton said the fire was under control at 9:02 a.m. Fire officials have deemed the home a total loss.
According to the investigator the fire originated in the kitchen area of the home, but the exact cause of ignition is still being investigated.